First American Corporation ( FAF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 04, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased FAF prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that FAF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $39.23, the dividend yield is 2.55%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FAF was $39.23, representing a -9.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.16 and a 24.56% increase over the 52 week low of $31.50.
FAF is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ( MMC ) and Aon plc ( AON ). FAF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.62. Zacks Investment Research reports FAF's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 18.17%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to FAF through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FAF as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value ETFnd ( JKL )
- iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF ( IWN )
- Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF ( VTWV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an decrease of -4.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FAF at 0.75%.
The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.